My Oscar Nominations Predictions

Hold onto your hats, the nominations for the 94th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, and all indications are that everything is up for grabs. Most critics have no idea what’s going to happen, other than Jane Campion walking away with Best Director, so it should be a lot of fun!

That being said, here are my predictions for the major categories.

BEST PICTURE:
Being the Ricardos
Belfast
CODA
Dune
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
The Power of the Dog
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

BEST DIRECTOR:
Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza
Kenneth Branagh, Belfast
Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog
Ryusuku Hamaguchi, Drive My Car
Denis Villeneuve, Dune

BEST ACTRESS:
Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Lady Gaga, House of Gucci
Jennifer Hudson, Respect
Nicole Kidman, Being the Ricardos
Kristen Stewart, Spencer

BEST ACTOR:
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog
Peter Dinklage, Cyrano
Andrew Garfield, Tick, tick…BOOM!
Will Smith, King Richard
Denzel Washington, The Tragedy of Macbeth

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Caitriona Balfe, Belfast
Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
Kirsten Dunst, The Power of the Dog
Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard
Marlee Matlin, CODA

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Ciaran Hinds, Belfast
Jared Leto, House of Gucci
Troy Kotsur, CODA
Jesse Plemons, The Power of the Dog
Kodi Smit-McPhee, The Power of the Dog

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
A Hero
Being the Ricardos
Belfast
Don’t Look Up
Licorice Pizza

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:
CODA
Drive My Car
The Lost Daughter
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE:
A Hero (Iran)
Drive My Car (Japan)
Flee (Denmark)
The Hand of God (Italy)
The Worst Person in the World (Norway)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:
Encanto
Flee
Luca
The Mitchells vs the Machines
Raya and the Last Dragon

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:
Ascension
Attica
Flee
The Rescue
Summer of Soul

Watch the announcement via livestream on oscar.com at 8:31 a.m. ET/5:31 a.m. PT on Tuesday.